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Welcome to Fort Salt Lake City ...

So far, we have found very little information about Fort Salt Lake City. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Fort Salt Lake City to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Fort Salt Lake City, please Contact Us.


Fort Salt Lake City would have been located within present day Salt Lake County<2>.

We aren't confident of the location of Fort Salt Lake City, so consider the above location as an estimate.<3>

Time Zone: The area where Fort Salt Lake City was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Fort Salt Lake City once stood is in the (801) and (385)<4> area codes.

Communities near Fort Salt Lake City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fort Salt Lake City.

  • West Valley City [Salt Lake County]
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    • West Valley City [Salt Lake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Fort Salt Lake City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 135,248 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Valley City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Valley City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Valley City<7>
  • West Jordan [Salt Lake County]
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    • West Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Fort Salt Lake City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,480 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jordan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jordan<7>
  • Sandy [Salt Lake County]
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    • Sandy [Salt Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Fort Salt Lake City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 96,380 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandy<7>
  • South Jordan [Salt Lake County]
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    • South Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Fort Salt Lake City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 76,598 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Jordan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Jordan<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Millcreek [Salt Lake County]
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      • Millcreek [Salt Lake County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Fort Salt Lake City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millcreek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millcreek
    • Taylorsville [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
      • Taylorsville [Salt Lake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Fort Salt Lake City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,805 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<7>
    • Herriman [Salt Lake County]
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      • Herriman [Salt Lake County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Fort Salt Lake City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 51,348 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herriman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herriman<7>
    • Murray [Salt Lake County]
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      • Murray [Salt Lake County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Fort Salt Lake City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 48,917 people
      • Murray has also been known as:
      • Murray City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murray
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murray<7>
    • Draper [Salt Lake County]
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      • Draper [Salt Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Fort Salt Lake City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 48,587 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Draper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Draper<7>
    • Riverton [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverton
      • Riverton [Salt Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Fort Salt Lake City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 44,440 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverton<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fort Salt Lake City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fort Salt Lake City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fort Salt Lake City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Fort Salt Lake City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fort Salt Lake City. See our Newspapers Page for Fort Salt Lake City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Utah

About Salt Lake County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Salt Lake County: www.slco.org/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Fort Salt Lake City, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Salt Lake, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<4>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fort Salt Lake City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fort Salt Lake City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort Salt Lake City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Salt Lake City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7611, Longitude: -111.9001    
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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